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ɪtˈsɛlfit·self

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Wiktionary

  1. itselfpronoun

    it;

    The door itself is quite heavy.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Itselfpronoun.

    The neutral reciprocal pronoun applied to things.

    Etymology: it and self.

    Who then shall blame
    His pester'd senses to recoil and start,
    When all that is within him does condemn
    Itself for being there? William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    Borrowing of foreigners, in itself, makes not the kingdom rich or poor. John Locke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Itself

    the neuter reciprocal pronoun of It; as, the thing is good in itself; it stands by itself

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Itself

    it-self′, pron. the neuter reciprocal pronoun, applied to things.—By itself, alone, apart; In and by itself, separately considered.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'itself' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #362

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'itself' in Written Corpus Frequency: #785

Anagrams for itself »

  1. filets

  2. fliest

  3. stifle

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of itself in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of itself in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of itself in a Sentence

  1. Titus Livius:

    The populace is like the sea motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze.

  2. Mariana Fulger:

    Every being is the universe shed from itself, like a continuous sunrise.

  3. Alvin Toffler:

    The recognition that no knowledge can be complete, no metaphor entire, is itself humanizing. It counteracts fanaticism. It grants even to adversaries the possibility of partial truth, and to oneself the possibility of error.

  4. Anna Hirsch:

    If she ends up with the Democratic nomination, I don't think I would hesitate to vote for her, but in terms of the primary itself, currently I am leaning towards Bernie Sanders.

  5. Credit Suisse analysts:

    The disruptive influence of China is now showing itself in another manner through rapidly growing outbound M&A.

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    lacking orderly continuity
    • A. transparent
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